MEDIA CONTACT: Captain Castellone (401) 444-1008
On Wednesday, October 9,2013, At 4:00 PM, Detectives and Troopers arrested Keith Quinn, age 53, of 121 Prospect Hill, Apt. 7, Newport, RI for 1) Extortion and Blackmail 2) Cyber stalking and Cyber harassment 3) Superior Court Warrant for Failure to Appear for Restitution Review on the original charge of Obtaining Money Under False Pretenses Over $500 originating from the State Police Lincoln Barracks. This arrest was the result of a follow-up investigation that took place at the Hope Valley Barracks regarding threatening emails and text messages. The subject was transported to the Hope Valley Barracks, processed, and held overnight pending morning arraignment.
On Thursday, October 10,2013, At 1:45 AM, Troopers arrested Derek Mackenzie-Stanley, age 21, of 20 Mill Street, Johnston, RI, on a Third District Court Bench Warrant for Ability to Pay on the original charge of Receiving Stolen Goods over $1,500 from the Johnston Police Department. The arrest was the result of a motor stop on Route 95 North in the Town of West Warwick. Mr. Mackenzie-Stanley was transported to the Hope Valley Barracks where he was processed, later transported to the Adult Correctional Intake Center.